19 Aurigae is a variable bright giant star in the constellation of Auriga.
19 Aurigae visual magnitude is 5.03. Because of its reltive faintness, 19 Aurigae should be visible only from locations with dark skyes, while it is not visible at all from skyes affected by light pollution.
The table below summarizes the key facts about 19 Aurigae:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of 19 Aurigae
19 Aurigae is situated north of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the northern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of 19 Aurigae are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of 19 Aurigae in the sky:
Visibility of 19 Aurigae from your location
Digitized Sky Survey image of 19 Aurigae
The image below is a photograph of 19 Aurigae from the Digitized Sky Survey 2 (DSS2 - see the credits section) taken in the red channel. The area of sky represented in the image is 0.5x0.5 degrees (30x30 arcmins). The proper motion of 19 Aurigae is 0.001 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.002 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 100000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of 19 Aurigae from the Sun and relative movement
19 Aurigae is distant 3,075.47 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 5 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of 19 Aurigae
19 Aurigae belongs to spectral class A5 and has a luminosity class of II corresponding to a bright giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where 19 Aurigae is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.